Category Archives: Psychology

Opps! A Third Critical Life Skill: Effective Public Speaking

My two previous posts on Critical Life Skills for Young People (Checklists and Backwards Planning ) have produced numerous comments.  But one, from a fellow blogger who has great insight and experience (as a father and business leader) is David Kanigan, … Continue reading

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Two Life Skills Every Young Person Should Learn

Life skills, like values, are best learned at an early age.  In today’s stipped-down, minimalistic educational system, values and life skills are not taught, let alone reinforced, so as parents, it is our duty to prepare our children for success … Continue reading

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Legacy Leadership

The basics of leadership effectiveness are still valid, even in the Facebook age! If you recall the Hollywood movie, Space Cowboys, you know the gist of the story is that an old Soviet satellite is on a course to crash-land … Continue reading

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Corporate Culture works on human logic, not business logic

If you don’t understand your culture, you don’t understand your business. Early humans had a pretty tough life as hunters and gatherers and to survive, belonging to a tribe and being accepted usually meant the difference between survival and death.  Being … Continue reading

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The Good Habit Rabbit: Again

It’s school time again and I thought my readers might find this old post from 2013 of some value, especially those with kids.  Enjoy! We had our usual panic one morning before school. “Where’s my canteen card? I can’t find … Continue reading

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Classical Music in the South of France and Group Behaviour

After a successful two weeks of classical music in the south of France, I now have a chance to step back, relax and think about lessons learned.  It’s a habit I have used to good advantage throughout my business life, … Continue reading

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Presence: the other success principle

(Note:  This is a post I wrote in January, 2014, but with the recent success of the movie, Eddie the Eagle, I thought the message would again resonate – John R Childress) Presence is more than just being there.  ~Malcolm … Continue reading

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